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As Trump tweets about California fires, his administration wants to expand logging

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Wed, 08/08/2018 - 1:18pm

Logging has long been among California’s most divisive environmental issues — and the controversy shows little chance of cooling as the Trump administration pushes new efforts to thin forests.

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Five years after a massive fire near Yosemite, political 'miracle' erodes as Trump demands more logging

Published: 
Fri, 07/20/2018 - 4:53pm

The Rim fire in 2013 brought devastation to a vast swath of Sierra Nevada forests west of Yosemite National Park. But the third largest wildfire in state history also seemed to have worked a political miracle, at least for a while.